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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
The Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce IMPROVING – ATLANTA as our Blue Jean Ball Presenting Sponsor!
Tickets Are Limited: Get Yours Now!
Alpharetta Retail Month Starts This Week!
Purchase an ARM card for $20 in April to receive a 20% discount at participating retailers all over the City of Alpharetta and help us spread the word. A portion of the proceeds will support Chamber non-profit member The Drake House. If you have a retail business (includes traditional retail stores, boutiques, specialty shops like wine, coffee, or gourmet markets, sweet treat shops, salons, spas, service centers, and more) or have one to recommend we include, please reach out to Melody at memberservices@alpharettachamber.com.
Ribbon Cuttings
NEW DATE:
Grand Reopening of On The Border
Mon., April 26, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Please join us to welcome back and celebrate the reopening of the newly renovated On The Border Tex-Mex restaurant at 10575 Davis Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30009. The ribbon will be cut at 10:30 a.m. on April 26th, 2021. There’s sure to be some great food!
VIP Seating, LLC
Thu., April 29, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Please join us as we gather to celebrate the Grand Opening of VIP Seating's new showroom in the Mansell Crossing Shopping Center (next to North Point Mall). The venue boasts 9000+ square feet of luxury imported event furnishings and décor - from backdrops to charger plates. The ribbon will be cut at 4:15 p.m. There will be giveaways, and food trucks onsite.
WHYDRATE Celebrates Ribbon Cutting
The Alpharetta Chamber celebrated WHYDRATE’s Grand Opening at the Windward Commons Shopping Center on April 23rd. WHYDRATE is Atlanta’s best network of IV therapy lounges and clinics. They are experts in providing clients with medically supervised IV therapy treatments. We welcome WHYDRATE to the Alpharetta area and look forward to their success!
Let a Pro Improve Your Game!
The Alpharetta Chamber Golf Networking League is offering ProTips - six individual exclusive sessions to help new or developing golfers improve their game. Each session includes 1 hour with the Golf Pro, 1 drink ticket, and access to the post-play Networking League social. Cost for each session is $40 and is limited to 10 attendees. Registration is required at alpharettachamber.com. For further information, contact Melody at memberservices@alpharettachamber.com.
Help us Welcome Our New Members!
  • North Point Community Church
  • Gorgeous Green Chef LLC
  • Crystal & Giannoni-Crystal, LLC
  • GForce Technology Consulting
  • She is Safe (non-profit)
  • ’58 Foundations
  • Atlanta Oral & Facial Surgery
  • wHydrate
Join In the Fun
Register now for one of the most popular events offered by the Chamber. Golf Networking League begins Wednesday, May 5 and includes 10 weeks of golf at ClubCorp’s finest private clubs in North Atlanta. Enjoy post-play networking and refreshments. All skill levels welcome.
Applications Now Being Taken for Ambassadors!
The world is emerging from COVID and getting back to business! Our numbers are growing, and the Chamber is looking for enthusiastic and professional men and women to serve in this prestigious program. Ambassadors help onboard new members, facilitate networking, help host Chamber events, and serve as the face of the Chamber in our community. Candidates must be a 1+ year member of the Chamber, a good listener with a heart for helping businesses succeed, and be able to attend monthly Ambassador meetings in addition to their new member duties. In return, Ambassadors are able to put this important leadership position on their CV, and in the course of their duties gain more connections and networking opportunities. To obtain more information on the Ambassador Program or to request an application, please reach out to Melody Cookson at memberservices@alpharettachamber.com.
The Blue Jean Ball Auction Needs SWAG!
This year’s Blue Jean Ball is adding a new level of entertainment in the form of a silent and live auction! If you have an item to donate (vacation home, products including but not limited to fashion or art items, or services such as fitness memberships, professional services or home improvement services), this is a great way to showcase your business! Donations of all kinds welcomed. We need time to process all items, so please contact Melody at memberservices@alpharettachamber.com ASAP. And, on the night of the Blue Jean Ball, get ready to bring the bids!
Job Postings on Our Website
Part of your Chamber membership includes the ability to post open positions on the Chamber website! Simply access your member portal, and click “Job Postings” on the left tab; click on the button at the top of the job postings page that says “Add Job Posting” and enter your information. The Chamber website is accessed frequently by the general public, so it’s a great way to get the word out about your open positions at no additional cost to you!
Staples Discount for Chamber Members
At Staples, we’re committed to helping small businesses grow by investing in you and our community. That’s why we’re celebrating small businesses this week with two virtual events to help SMBs like you grow your reach.

Event 1: Content Marketing that Connects with Your Customers

  • Join us on 5/5/21 at 3 pm ET for a presentation hosted by Staples Connect™ and wiseHer on how to create marketing collateral that connects with your customers. Emily Aborn, founder and owner of She Built This, will be presenting this workshop for small business owners who are ready to effectively get their message out.

Event 2: CO — Roadmap for Rebuilding: Maximize Your Marketing

  • Join us on 5/6/21 at 12 pm ET as the U.S. National Chamber of Commerce and Staples Connect host a panel discussion to help you define your audience, build a cutting-edge marketing plan and amplify your reach through social media.

Visit staplesconnect.com/small-business to learn more and to sign up.

These in-store Chamber member* exclusive offers are running all week long.

  • 20% off your in-store purchase of regular-priced items.†
  • 30% off your in-store Print & Marketing Services order.** 

Contact your Chamber leadership to enroll in the Chamber Discount Program.
Member Reminder
Members with a June annual renewal date will be receiving their via email this month. If you do not receive your invoice, please check your spam and junk filters. If you still do not see that email, or if your billing representative has changed, please contact CEO Deborah Lanham at Deborah@alpharettachamber.com.
Deadline for eNews! Submissions
The deadline for submission of materials to be considered for inclusion in our weekly eNews! Is 5:00 p.m. each Wednesday. If you have member resources, news or events you would like to report, please forward any information and graphics to Melody Cookson, Member Services Coordinator, at memberservices@alpharettachamber.com.